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How SD-WAN Can Benefit Your Multi-Location Business - GeoLinks.com

How SD-WAN Can Benefit Your Multi-Location Business

Software-defined wide area network technology (SD-WAN) is a powerful tool for businesses that rely on the Internet to operate. It is especially beneficial for multi-location businesses. Of course, every company’s needs are a little different. So, is SD-WAN right for your business? Read on to learn more about its benefits and uses for multi-location businesses. […]

Get to Know Michael Hurst

Get to know GeoLinks’ Helpdesk Manager Michael Hurst

1. Let’s start with the basics, what’s your role at GeoLinks? As Helpdesk Manager, I oversee the Helpdesk, which is responsible for responding to client support tickets, and assisting our FieldOps technicians on installations. 2. What’s your favorite part about working for GeoLinks?          The company culture and environment. Everyone here takes great pride in the […]

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Get to know GeoLinks’ Director of Network Operations Kevin Malone

1. Let’s start with the basics, what’s your role at GeoLinks? My role is Director of Network Operations. I oversee Network Operations (Netops) which consists of the GeoLinks’ Customer Helpdesk, NOC department, as well as Systems/IT. 2. What’s your favorite part about working for GeoLinks? Hard to pick just one. The friendly cultural atmosphere, constantly […]

5 Disaster Prevention Tips for California Businesses - GeoLinks.com

5 Disaster Prevention Tips for California Businesses

5 Disaster Prevention Tips to Help California Businesses Better Prepare for Natural Disasters Natural disasters can be both unpredictable and unavoidable. From loss of structure, habitat, property, and life, the associated damage can be unthinkable. For businesses, natural disasters can prove detrimental in many different ways. From preventing staff from making it into work, to […]

5 Factors to consider when choosing an ISP for your Business - GeoLinks.com

5 Factors to Consider When Choosing the Best ISP for Your Business

How do you choose the best Internet Service Provider for your business? With day-to-day business operations becoming increasingly reliant on the Internet, choosing an Internet Service Provider (ISP) is more important than ever. For those lucky enough to be in a market privy to a multitude of carriers, such as Los Angeles or Orange County, […]

Melissa Slawson

Get to know GeoLinks’ General Counsel and VP of Government Affairs and Education Melissa Slawson

1. Let’s start with the basics, what’s your role at GeoLinks? My official title is General Counsel and V.P. of Government Affairs and Education. I handle all legal and regulatory matters, which includes tracking policies and legislation that may affect GeoLinks’ business and advocating for GeoLinks’ interests before various regulatory bodies (including the FCC). In […]

How Can Latency Affect Your Business? - GeoLinks.com

How Can Latency Affect Your Business?

What is Latency? Why Does Latency Matter? How Can You Reduce Latency? Have you ever found yourself frustrated because it’s taking forever to simply load a website? How about uploading a document into an email; do you feel like you might as well watch paint dry? Perhaps you’re in a rush to pull up a […]

Wildfire Technology Innovation Summit - Lessons Learned in San Diego - GeoLinks

Wildfire Technology Innovation Summit

Lessons Learned in San Diego – Panel at California’s First Ever Wildfire Technology Innovation Summit Moderator: Jessica Block, Assistant Director of WIFIRE Lab, Qualcomm Institute, UC San Diego Panelists: 1. Skyler Ditchfield, CEO, GeoLinks 2. Tony Mecham, San Diego Unit Chief, CAL FIRE 3. Brian D’Agostino, Director of Fire Science & Climate Adaptation, SDG&E 4. Graham […]

Should Your Business Invest in SD-WAN? - Geolinks.com

Should Your Business Invest in SD-WAN?

What is SD-WAN, and how can it benefit your business? To stay competitive in today’s fast-paced digital landscape, organizations must evolve and adapt their internal networks to support the latest and greatest business software and technology. Enter SD-WAN. SD-WAN (Software-Defined Wide Area Network) utilizes software to simplify the process of delivering the WAN (Wide Area Network), […]

Connect America Fund Making Federal Dollars Work for California

Connect America Fund Making Federal Dollars Work for California

Presented at CENIC’s 2019 Annual Conference. SPEAKER: Skyler Ditchfield, Co-Founder and CEO, GeoLinks ABOUT: The Connect America Fund Phase II Auction (CAF II) was created by the Federal Communications Commission to distribute federal grant dollars to enable broadband infrastructure buildout to rural areas of the country that lack basic broadband services. In August 2018, GeoLinks […]

Invisible Infrastructure Connecting Rural and Unserved Areas via Spectrum

Invisible Infrastructure Connecting Rural and Unserved Areas via Spectrum

Presented at CENIC’s 2019 Annual Conference. SPEAKERS: Melissa Slawson, General Counsel and VP of Government Affairs and Education, GeoLinks | Louis Fox, President and CEO, CENIC | Rachelle Chong, Attorney/Lobbyist, Law Office of Rachelle Chong | Luis Wong, CEO, K-12 High Speed Network ABOUT: Millions of Americans still lack access to high-speed broadband service, especially […]

Strategies for Addressing the Broadband Digital Divide - CENIC

Strategies for Addressing the Broadband Digital Divide

Presented at CENIC’s 2019 Annual Conference. Featured Speakers: Skyler Ditchfield, Co-Founder and CEO, GeoLinks | Louis Fox, CEO and President, CENIC | Matt Rantanen, Director of Technology, Southern California Tribal Chairmen’s Association | Sunne Wright McPeak, CEO, California Emerging Technology Fund | Steven Huter, Director, Network Startup Resource Center, University of Oregon About: A recent […]

GeoLinks Installs 88 High-Tech Cameras in Southern and Northern California to Provide Critical Insight in High Risk Fire Areas

GeoLinks Installs 88 High-Tech Cameras in Southern and Northern California to Provide Critical Insight in High Risk Fire Areas

In collaboration with ALERTWildfire, UC San Diego, University of Nevada Reno, CENIC, SCE and PG&E, in three months GeoLinks has installed 88 cameras to improve confirmation and response efforts in combatting California wildfires. March 14, 2019 12:14 PM Pacific Daylight Time – Official Release CAMARILLO, Calif.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–GeoLinks, a California-based telecommunications provider and competitive local exchange […]

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